A metal and wood staircase leads to the top level that contains the private spaces which follow the neutral color scheme and recreate the inviting ambiance of the living area below. With time the exterior is expected to weather and age beautifully adding a dynamic and exquisite cloak to this expansive house.
But the smart renovation went beyond just the rear addition as the interior was completely altered to give the classic home a new lease on life. Despite the new structure in glass steel and timber the front façade of the heritage home was left largely untouched in order to preserve its rich history.
Opaque glass walls were used instead of more rigid partitions to give the revamped interior a cheerful breezy vibe and the living space seems to flow into the beautiful deck outside. Three relaxing bedrooms bathrooms a home workspace a cool reading zone and a library next to the staircase complete this tasteful Canadian family home.
These were a few among many other challenges that Greenfield faced while designing the exclusive and eco-friendly home in that is dubbed. Nestled inside the exotic Maderas del Carmen the scenic landscape that surrounds the unique structure is home to rare and endangered species. Preserving this delicate natural environment while creating a cozy interior the creative was crafted using materials such as river rocks pine wood rammed earth and concrete!
The lower level also contains the master bedroom closet and bathroom while the top level houses additional private spaces an amazing playroom with a custom climbing wall a nursery and a game room that was previously the bell tower!
There is a reason why most modern homeowners and designers prefer the comfort of neutrals. A background clad in neutral hues gives you flexibility allowing for a change in color scheme with the simple swap of accents down the line.
A balance between traditional ranch-style living and modern aesthetics can be uncovered at every turn with a neutral color scheme and chic contemporary décor blending in with the more rustic elements outside.